Author | Steven Stain, MD


Update on Hepatic Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy

July 01, 1997

ByLawrence Leichman, MD|Steven Stain, MD

Theoretically, effective regional cancer chemotherapy should afford the opportunity to deliver a significantly higher concentration of a cytotoxic agent than is possible with systemic administration of the same agent. Furthermore, regional chemotherapy should cause its greatest stress on the site of administration, producing a lesser burden of toxicity on the whole body.